Deadline Approaching: NORDP Rising Star of Excellence Recognition Awards

Here’s your chance to nominate (by March 13) deserving recipients for a NORDP Rising Star of Excellence Recognition Award for outstanding contributions to NORDP. Awardees are recognized at the Annual Conference, and receive an engraved plaque and waived registration for a future NORDP Annual Conference.

Nomination Guidelines

Eligibility: NORDP members in good standing who have made significant volunteer contributions to NORDP are eligible. Such contributions can include NORDP committee service, conference volunteer, conference presenter, etc.

Nomination Process: Any NORDP member may nominate another member(s). Each nomination consists of a letter (see Rising Star of Excellence Recognition Award Nomination Form) detailing why the nominee deserves this recognition. The nomination should speak to past and current contributions to NORDP, the potential for future contributions to research development and/or NORDP, and examples of excellence in research development.

The nomination must also include a short (approx. 50 words) statement to be used as a citation if the nominee is selected for this recognition.

Please send completed nomination forms to on or before March 13, 2017.

Selection Process: The Scholarships and Recognition and Service Awards Subcommittee of the Member Services Committee will review the nomination materials and recommend no more than three nominees for consideration and approval by the Board of Directors. Nominations will be judged on the extent to which the candidate has served NORDP and the Research Development profession, as documented by compelling evidence and testimonials in the nomination letter. Awardees are announced at the NORDP Annual Conference.

Member Services Committee

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